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Markin Family History

Markin Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English female personal name Marykin a diminutive of Mary . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish personal name Marke a variant of Mark . It is formed with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Malkin, Mirkin, Larkin, Marin, Arkin, Harkin, Carlin, Marvin, Mackin

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Where is the Markin family from?

You can see how Markin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Markin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Markin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Markin families living in Ohio. This was about 36% of all the recorded Markin's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Markin families in 1840.
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What did your Markin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Markin. 21% of Markin men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Markin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Markin were Clerk and New Worker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Markin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Markin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Markin. For the veterans among your Markin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Markin lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Markin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Markin in 1948 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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